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Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-11-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,917
Posted By Mamushka
We splurged and got the mountain buggy. Our...

We splurged and got the mountain buggy. Our relatives pitched in too so that helped. It’s a little less if you get last years model or used. It has an excellent resale value. It is a very well...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-21-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,117
Posted By Mamushka
I'm in. I have 6 month old b/g twins and a...

I'm in. I have 6 month old b/g twins and a toddler. I only get to the site about once a week though so will often be quiet.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-08-2006, 02:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By Mamushka
Mine b/g twins are almost 6 months. Completely...

Mine b/g twins are almost 6 months. Completely different people who happened to share the same very small apartment for 9 months.

http://mikeandthewulf.blogspot.com/
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-08-2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 858
Posted By Mamushka
I really admire your resolution. I think the...

I really admire your resolution. I think the above advice is great. I too had a rough start and a strict regimen of offering the breast 8-10 times a day, pumping right after and fenugreek brought...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-08-2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,754
Posted By Mamushka
I had horrible nausea all through my pregnancy...

I had horrible nausea all through my pregnancy and very little appetite. I gained and lost weight all through my pregnancy because of this and was always being pushed by the midwife to eat fatty...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-28-2006, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By Mamushka
Handsome little guys. You have a beautiful...

Handsome little guys. You have a beautiful family. Loved the slide show too. Congratulations.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-24-2006, 03:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,699
Posted By Mamushka
Wow, you look great for someone who just gave...

Wow, you look great for someone who just gave birth to 3 babies. Your girls are beautiful.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-19-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 898
Posted By Mamushka
I’m very sorry your original post did not get...

I’m very sorry your original post did not get replied to. That would have upset me too. I have to tell you that after reading your post here I looked at Jackson’s website, and I’ll admit that I’m...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-19-2006, 02:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,699
Posted By Mamushka
Congratulations! What a lucky and exceptional...

Congratulations! What a lucky and exceptional woman you are to have such healthy triplets and b/f all. Truly an achievement and a blessing.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-17-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Mamushka
I labored in L/D room and later was pushed into...

I labored in L/D room and later was pushed into OR in same bed for delivery. It seems like a commom hospital policy for twin delivery in the Seattle area. I did not get genetic testing so can't...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-15-2006, 04:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By Mamushka
Wow Anna, I could have written your post myself....

Wow Anna, I could have written your post myself. 4 month old twins here and a 2 ½ year old. Honestly, I can’t say I am enjoying being a mother these days myself. I’m always loosing my temper with my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-15-2006, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By Mamushka
I had low supply issues when my twins were born...

I had low supply issues when my twins were born and had to supplement with formula and reduce the formula feedings gradually until I could breast feed both 8 times a day. It took a couple of weeks...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-15-2006, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By Mamushka
Just sent out my last 2 last week and my twins...

Just sent out my last 2 last week and my twins are 4 month old. I usually make my own cards but this time around I bought a box of them. No time for crafts these days.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-14-2006, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Mamushka
I thought it might be teething. One of my 4...

I thought it might be teething. One of my 4 month olds is doing the same things. Like you, I don’t care for the tandem nursing. I am stuck when I feed them together and my 2 year old takes advantage...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-10-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By Mamushka
I belong to a PEPS group - an organization...

I belong to a PEPS group - an organization devoted to getting new parents together - in my area that I joined 2 + years ago when my dd was born. This group has been invaluable to me for support....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-07-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By Mamushka
I think if you keep in mind that people,...

I think if you keep in mind that people, generally, mean well when they give you these kind of warnings, that it was probably very difficult for them and they believe they are helping you by sharing...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-29-2006, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Mamushka
Have you read Elizabeth Noble's Having Twins? It...

Have you read Elizabeth Noble's Having Twins? It has all kind of information on fraternal twins and some fun history on multiple births. One woman in Russia had 69 children of which most were...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-10-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,909
Posted By Mamushka
I asked about having an epidural put in without...

I asked about having an epidural put in without medication and it is up to the anesthegiologist that will be staffed when I am in delivery. I also asked about holding baby B in place while A is...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-28-2006, 04:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By Mamushka
You need to take a moment and pat yourself on...

You need to take a moment and pat yourself on the back. It is because of your hard work, dedication and love that these babies are being given every opportunity to be born big and healthy. When you...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-28-2006, 03:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,909
Posted By Mamushka
A huge thank you to all that responded. These...

A huge thank you to all that responded. These responses have greatly helped me. Tomorrow morning I will be faxing over an extensive and detailed birth plan to the hospital midwife and OB team that...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-24-2006, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,909
Posted By Mamushka
Hello. Did anyone deliver twins through breech...

Hello. Did anyone deliver twins through breech extraction without pain medication and willing to share their experience here. I'm 37 weeks and both babies are head down but my doctor is highly...
Forum: Women's Health   04-13-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By Mamushka
Quote: Originally Posted by CryPixie83 For...

Quote:
Originally Posted by CryPixie83
For the rash, try some plantain (not the bananas) either is a poultice or an ointment

I like the idea of the plantain solutions but plantains are hard to...
Forum: Women's Health   04-13-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By Mamushka
We both started on acidophilus 3 days ago and...

We both started on acidophilus 3 days ago and things are improving all though it maybe some of the other stuff I'm doing or just the combination of them all. I have gone back to cloth while at home...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-13-2005, 06:57 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,380
Posted By Mamushka
I opened that photo link and laughed so hard....

I opened that photo link and laughed so hard. That felt good. Thank you. I can’t believe someone would give a piece like that to a woman that has a home day care! I’ve made expensive mistakes...
Forum: Women's Health   04-09-2005, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By Mamushka
Well, except Acetonide which is a steroid cream...

Well, except Acetonide which is a steroid cream which I have been using when it gets extreme and she wakes during the night and is desperately scraching at her diaper area. I hate using it but I...
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